• CPU: Intel Core i7-9750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Adequate price
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, big arrows, and a backlight
  • Wide and accurate color coverage (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust brightness (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Blazingly fast 144Hz screen option (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Capable cooling solution
  • Low-key design

Cons

  • Poor battery life for the 144Hz screen version (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Lacks SD card slot

Lenovo Legion Y540 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #27
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-10750H 0.6%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 6.4%
  • Intel Core i7-9850H 13%
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7 69.4%
GPU Performance #23
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W) 4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 5.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) 7.4%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
BOE NV156FHM-N4G
Color accuracy 3.9 -> 1.6
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD NVMe
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
OS
No OS
Battery
57Wh
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
365 x 260 x 25.9 mm (14.37" x 10.24" x 1.02")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers Harman speakers (2x 2W)
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE NV156FHM-N4G
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 307 cd/m2
sRGB 94%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1160:1
dE Color Checker 3.9 1.6
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-9750H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
144+ fps
130 fps
67 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
73 fps
46 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
93 fps
85 fps
74 fps
48 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
137 fps
129 fps
98 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144 fps
122 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
57 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
137 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
144+ fps
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144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
135 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
quality
average
144+ fps
135 fps
132 fps
109 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AC: Odyssey
quality
average
89 fps
80 fps
71 fps
50 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
123 fps
88 fps
84 fps
53 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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